The effects of climate change are hitting Maryland hard. University of Maryland Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Associate Professor Tim Canty says climate change has already played a role in Ellicott City’s floods.
As Hurricane Florence nears the shores of the United States, Annapolis braces for the effects from the storm. A city with experience dealing with floods in the past, Annapolis prepares for the potential damage that could occur.
Though Gov. Larry Hogan canceled the state of emergency in eight counties, Maryland is still preparing for heavy rain and flooding.
Floodplain maps have been redrawn by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware, a change that could shift properties into or out of a flood risk zone.
CRISFIELD – One year after Hurricane Sandy made landfall, the Maryland town of Crisfield continues to pick up the pieces. For Crisfield resident Teresa Shallcross, the storm still brings back painful memories.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied Maryland’s request for financial help for lower Eastern Shore residents affected by Superstorm Sandy.
Nearly a month after Sandy ravaged the East Coast and displaced hundreds, Crisfield residents are still waiting to hear whether the federal government will help them rebuild their flooded homes and businesses.